Dr Sharron Frood is a lecturer specialising in child health and global health. She qualified at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital as a registered children’s nurse and from Leicester as a registered adult nurse. She has worked in paediatric neurology, neonatal intensive care and the general paediatric medical and surgical ward with oncology beds.
After gaining a tropical nursing diploma at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, she worked in primary health care in, Uganda, Zambia, Lesotho, and South Africa. She studied advanced primary health care BSc Hons, (cum laude) Masters and a PhD at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in South Africa. “The lived experience of children who are AIDS orphans living in South Africa, and “Strategies to care and support children who are AIDS orphans living in Township Communities” respectively. She is the founding director of an NGO supporting widows and orphans in South Africa.
Currently developing the following project. A feasibility study to further develop, refine, implement and measure collaborative and coordinated care and support intervention to be delivered by multi-professionals to children living as AIDS orphans in township communities in South Africa.
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Sharron teaches across a variety of module across all programmes relating to Child Health, Global Health and Research Methods.